This year’s judging processhas now been completed and finalists for the IBJ Awards 2014 have beenannounced. The IBJ Awards 2014 has had highest ever read more...
Companies worldwide serving the maritime bulkindustry have entered this year’s IBJ Awards in record numbers. IBJ has received over 130 submissions read more...
FormerWorld Footballer of the Year, Ruud Gullit, is to host the IBJ Awards 2014. Theglittering ceremony will be held on the evening of 17th November read more...
International Bulk Journal
International Bulk Journal - The magazine for the maritime dry bulk industry. Dry bulk shipping, commodities, port, logistics and equipment issues are all reviewed in every issue of IBJ.
The IBJ Awards 2013 were held at the Salle Wagram, Paris, on Monday 18th November view winners list.
Aiding maximum efficiency
International has announced pioneering software enabling tailoring of advanced hull coatings to specific vessel operations and shipping's first ever carbon credit methology to reward improved fuel efficiency
Thinking inside the box
RAM Spreaders has enabled Australian stevedore, Patrick Ports and Stevedoring, to opt for an innovative solution for exporting copper concentrate
Rail drives Stockton's growth
The Port of Stockton's Senior Deputy Port Director, Mark Tollini, recently told IBJ about developments at the major Californian port and transportation centre and revealed that this year's cargo throughput is likely to exceed 2013 by 30 percent
Cygnus ultrasonic solutions
Ultrasound is part of our daily lives and used in many applications
Baltic ports' push for growth
In spite of fears about the impact of EU economic sanctions on Russia, ports in the Baltic region are reporting increased throughput and earnings, and continue to invest in new facilities
Every second counts
Siwertell coal handling systems are raising the bulk handling bar almost a tonne of coal per second
Ecoships in the lotus position
Ecoships, the technical ship management arm of Newport Shipping Group, has introduced a next generation bulk carrier design, developed to set the standard in ecologically compatible marine transportation
Selektope in antifouling fast lane
UK HSE notification that Selektope meets EU Biocide Product Directive evaluation, approval in Japan and South Korea, plus a supply agreement with Chugoku Marine Paints means a vital, environmentally responsible ingredient is ready for next generation antifouling coatings
ABP Humber investment pays off
Continued trade growth at Immingham and a vital step forward for Green Port Hull has highlighted the Humber Port's importance to the UK economy
ClassNK expands joint research
Leading Class Society has joined the Joint R and D project for bulk carrier safety with Germany's HSVA and other European Research Institutions
Bumper grain crop set to boost Seaway
The St Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SSMC) has its eyes firmly on the future with plans afoot for modernising and streamlining operations through a number of initiatives beginning with increased operational efficiency
Thinking outside the box
Break bulk cargo is non-containerised and is usually transported as individual pieces due to cargo often being oversized and overweight. Cargoes include goods such as construction equipment, oil and gas equipment, windmills, yachts and steel
Terex and Liebherr are expanding their presence in South America due to high demand for mobile harbour cranes despite volatile exchange rates
From producers to consumers
Chinese demand for the world's raw materials has been the overwhelming driver of dry bulk trades for many years. That era looks to be changing
Eka's commodity management solutions
A storm is brewing for companies that farm, originate, produce, trade, manufacture, or purchase commodities as they face a raft of significant new business issues and technical challenges
The Port Director of Peel Ports outlines the role that the group plays in the dry bulk cargo sector and the advanced technology it uses to boost operational efficiency and safety